Where to Search
The most helpful sources for your research paper will be those sources that are provided by Ashley High Media Center.
These will include:
It is very important to login with the appropriate passwords to these sites to get the best results. Make sure you have the necessary passwords from the librarian or your teacher.
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Cause and effect sources are potentially anything that has factual information.
Searching for your topic with the term "causes of" or "effects of" can be a great way to get articles in databases to support your paper.
Here are a few other terms you might try.
Good for Cause searches : "reasons for", why, factors
Good for Effect searches : "impact of", correlation, complications, benefits
Good for Both kinds of searches : patterns, statistics, influence, role of, associated with or associated of